[Digikam-devel] Bug#468241: Bug#466316: encfs: Some programs have trouble with file operations
msp at debian.org
Thu May 29 13:21:36 BST 2008
tags 468241 moreinfo
Given that the uncfs bug has been closed:
Can the associated digikam bug report be closed?
On Thu, 28 Feb 2008, Eduard Bloch wrote:
> clone 466316 -1
> reassign -1 openoffice.org
> retitle -1 Should allow to store without locking
> clone 466316 -2
> reassign -2 digicam
> #include <hallo.h>
> * Dietz Pröpper [Sun, Feb 17 2008, 11:16:05PM]:
> > Package: encfs
> > Version: 184.108.40.206-2
> > Severity: important
> > As of encfs 220.127.116.11, some programs seem to have trouble with file
> > operations on encrypted mounts. The ones I discovered are:
> > - openoffice 2.4: a "general error" is reported on saving files.
> > - digicam 0.9.3: can not create it's image database.
> > Downgrading encfs to 1.3.2 fixes the two problems.
> Thanks for the report. AFAICS the only difference in the IO operations
> is a non-successfull responste to fcntl(..., F_SETLK, ...). However this
> should not be reported to user as "IO error while saving file". At least
> the latest OpenOffice tells the reason, the previous version really
> reported such "general IO error" nonsense. However, the proper solution
> should allow the user to ignore the limitations of the filesystem.
> That said, I am checking the ulockmgr issues in encfs now; expect a fix
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